Katsanzaira Mbira made by Charles Ruhukwa
4 in stock
7″ (18 cm) wide board with 7 1/2″ (19 cm) key spread, or 6″ (15 cm) wide board with 7″ (18 cm) wide key spread, 24-key mbira with metal beads on a wire for gentle buzz, and wired construction, sweet sound. Katsanzaira tuning is a very sweet high pitched Dorian mode tuning, pitch of lowest note about E flat. Katsanzaira means the sound of the first gentle rain before a storm.
Note: Photo is typical of this maker and tuning, however each mbira is individually handmade and may look slightly different.